The Cardinal Newman Society

The Cardinal Newman Society The Cardinal Newman Society (CNS) was founded by Catholic college alumni to promote and defend faithful Catholic education, following upon Pope John Paul II’s 1990 release of the Apostolic Constitution on Catholic higher education, Ex corde Ecclesiae.

San Francisco Catholic school teachers object to morality rules

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SAN FRANCISCO – San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone has been working vigorously to protect and promote the Catholic identity of schools in the archdiocese, but some Catholic high school teachers recently signed a letter requesting morality clauses be removed from the revised faculty handbook.
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Report: Homeschooled students do better in college

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MANASSAS, Va. – Homeschooled students tend to achieve a high degree of academic success in college, and often outperform their peers, argue several administrators from faithful Catholic colleges recommended in The Newman Guide.
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Students at Catholic university petition for free condoms

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BRONX, N.Y. – An unofficial student group at Fordham University petitioning the administration to make contraceptives available on campus has reportedly gained the support of more than 1,000 students, despite the fact that such a change to University policy would undermine Fordham’s Catholic identity.
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Pope Francis reaffirms family’s integral role in education

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MANASSAS, Va. – The family is “the primary place of education,” said Pope Francis to members of the Italian Catholic Adult Scout Movement, according to ZENIT’s translation of the address. The Holy Father stressed the importance of family in educating the next generation, forming vocations, and creating a community of love and life.
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